When you are thinking about an air compressor, you might be have the image of the super popular piston or reciprocating compressor in your
mind. The compressor that you see in home workshops, automotive garages pumping up tyres and assisting in spray painting cars.
You'll see these compressors in small factories and are single-phase or three-phase where the air demand isn't continuously needed or too
high. The compressor will start automatically when the pressure drops below a set point and will then stop when pressure reaches the set
Chicago Pneumatic provided 5 benefits when considering piston compressors that we here at Ash Air think are gold:
1. Relatively Low Maintenance Cost
2. Ability to have high pressure and high power
3. Can be located close to point‐of‐use avoiding lengthy piping runs and pressure drops
4. Durable, efficient and affordable
5. Significant product life
Another reason we will add is that piston compressors have a real advantage of being portable!
Check out this video of our SF302 piston air compressor and it's make up here:
We stock a comprehensive range of Chicago Pneumatic piston compressors. Our piston air compressors are powerful and durable, and excellent
workshops where reliability is important. Single phase, three phase, small, and large piston compressors, for workshops, automotive, agricultural and
The team at Ash Air pride themselves on providing quality piston compressor products and outstanding customer service to all our clients. Chat
to one of the experienced staff members to find out more which piston compressor is right for your business.
Who we are and how Ash Air can help your business!
Ash Air has been around in New Zealand since 1979, and we’ve grown into a nationwide company with international support and a
reputation for quality and reliability.We look after all things compressed air for your business!
Reciprocating, Screw, air compressors
An extensive line of air treatment components
Ash Air's range of Chicago Pneumatic, Alup, Pneumatech, and Quincy compressors are used extensively around the world in industries
ranging from oil and gas to food, automotive and farming, and we bring you these world class compressors here in the land of the long white
cloud.Our technicians are compressed air equipment experts and are dedicated to addressing customer needs. Supported by a 13 locations
nationwide, Ash Air offers one of the widest selections of compressed air equipment and parts available today in New Zealand.
Reliability and Efficiency
With Ash Air compressors, you can count on reliability and high performance for even the most demanding applications. We focus our
efforts on the following:
Your company purchased an air dryer for your compressor, now where should you install it? One of the most common things we see in the
industry are air dryers being stored on top of the compressors. Seems like a wasted space not being used on top of the compressor, right?
Compressed air plays a fundamental role in industrial activities. Depending on the type of application, the energy cost of producing
compressed air can be very high. Below are some tips to save on you compressor bill.